• Date of hazard inspection:

  • Site/Location - area inspected:

  • Inspection conducted by:

  • Follow-up actions authorised by (Manager/Coordinator):

  • Health & Safety Representative:

  • Next inspection to be conducted by (date): (Quarterly requirement is the current MVCC standard minimum)

Policies and Procedures

  • OH&S Policy displayed on OH&S Notice Board - lunch room?

  • Injury register provided and maintained forms in manual - HR keep records?

  • 'If you are injured' poster displayed in workplace workshop office wall?

  • Induction records Administration - Reception?

  • Return to Work - Rehabilitation Policy Administration - Reception?

  • Workplace Inspection records workshop office?

  • Emergency contact numbers displayed workshop office wall?

  • Training records SHARENET?

  • Standard operating procedures (SOP's) for workshop activities workshop procedure manual?

  • Protective Clothing & Equipment records annual issue & JDE?

  • Manual of OHS Policies and Procedures SHARENET?

  • DWG's formed and HSR's elected OHS NOTICE BOARD - LUNCH ROOM?

  • Management Safety Representative Appointed & on OHS NOTICE BOARD - LUNCH ROOM?

  • OHS Committee in place OHS NOTICE BOARD - LUNCH ROOM?

  • Approved first aid kit and eye-wash equipment available?

  • Issue resolution procedures in place OHS NOTICE BOARD - LUNCH ROOM

  • Unauthorised persons prohibited from entering workshop areas - SIGNS ON ENTRANCES?

Manual Handling

  • Manual handling risks, e.g heavy and awkward items identified, assessed and controls implemented in SWP?

  • Awkward and sustained postures e.g. Working under bonnet identified and controls implemented - SWP in Procedure manual?

  • Mechanical aids used to lift heavy or awkward items?

  • Toolboxes mobile for ease of moving around workshop area?

Workshop Areas

  • All exits clear and accessible?

  • Toilets and showers provided and clean?

  • Kitchen facilities provided and adequate?

  • Adequate lighting?

  • Appropriate fire extinguishers & tagged within 6 months?

  • Hearing protection and Audiometric testing provided and records kept?

  • Regulations Regular Testing - HR keep records?

  • All electrical equipment maintained and tagged as per AS/NZS 3000 and records kept WORKSHOP PROCEDURE MANUAL?

  • All hoists, trolley jacks serviced and maintained as per AS/NZS 2615 & 2550.9 and records kept WORKSHOP PROCEDURE MANUAL?

  • Minimum 600mm clearance provided between hoists and other equipment?

  • Compressors inspected and serviced regularly - REGULARLY SERVICED & TAGGED?


  • All dangerous goods/hazardous substances stored and labelled appropriately?

  • Material Safety Data Sheets available for all chemicals WORKSHOP PROCEDURE MANUAL?

  • Dangerous goods/Hazardous substances register kept and maintained?

  • Appropriate PPE & training provided for employees when using dangerous goods/hazardous substances?

  • Waste oils and other products disposed of appropriately?


  • Workshop floor free of slips and trips hazards?

  • Fluid spills cleaned up immediately?

  • Rubbish not stored near flammable substances?

  • Spill-containment equipment available?

  • All tools and equipment stored appropriately?

  • Air lines, hoses and tools clear of floor surfaces?

  • Gas cylinders stored and secured appropriately?

  • Rubbish bins provided and emptied on a regular basis, 240L BIN?

  • Clothing laundered in an appropriate manner?

  • No goods stored on top of internal offices/buildings unless designed for load bearing purposes?

  • Power tools inspected and serviced regularly - WORKSHOP PROCEDURE MANUAL?

  • Parts stored in appropriate areas with racking, shelves, etc...?

  • Eye protection provided where needed?

  • Guards fitted to equipment where required, i.e. Bench grinders, compressor pulleys, etc...?

  • No electrical equipment used in 'wet' areas of workshop?

  • Welding screens available and used?

  • All lifting equipment inspected regularly, e.g. Chains, slings - WORKSHOP PROCEDURE MANUAL?

Falls from heights

  • Safety harness stored in a clean and dry location?

  • Safety harness in good condition and within test date?

  • SaftGlida pulley system within testing period?

  • Hazard/Omissions identified:

  • Reviewed and Signed:HSR:

  • Reviewed and Signed: Supervisor/Team Leader:

  • Reviewed and Signed: Coordinator/Manager:

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